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Les Blanchisseurs

Le Bleu s'en va mais ce Diable de Rouge Tient comme du Sang (The Blue washes out but this Devilish Red is as Stubborn as Blood)
Prospectus for Charivari
Launderers

1832
Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Lithographer Becquet (French, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 0039, (album); H.D. 211

Dimensions

Image: 21.2 x 26.5 cm (8 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.) Sheet: 24.2 x 32.3 cm (9 1/2 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.2772

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, undescribed state, album impression

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Le bleu s'en va mais ce diable de rouge tient comme du sang

Signed

l.l.

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Trustman, Brookline, MA: gift to MFA December 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin A. Trustman